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And we open again where?

The latest …Kate I checked out is the 2003 taping of the London production of the hit Broadway revival

Kiss Me, Kate seemed to spend years before its succesful revival burdened with the perception that it was in dire need of re-writing in order to be playable. 725 more words


Club Helsinki Brings Broadway to Hudson, NY with Dee Hoty 9/23 and Alan Cumming 12/2

There is an enticing array of Broadway notables on their way to Helsinki Hudson in nearby New York. The venue is already home to adventurous music programming in a delightful setting that also offers drinks and dining, and it’s about to diversify even more. 1,368 more words


Hollywood Sings!

Fortunately for us, the Miracle of the Secaucus Warehouse was just the beginning. So many studio recordings featuring original orchestrations of American Songbook material followed that it’s difficult to pick out a favorite. 824 more words

Movie Reviews

Broadway Sings

If you’re like me, a total fan of Broadway and Hollywood musicals, you know that 1982 was the Year of the Miraculous Secaucus Warehouse. It was then that 80 crates of material that had not seen the light of day for years—unpublished songs by Jerome Kern and the Gershwins, cut songs and original orchestrations for shows from the 1920’s and reams of other goodies—were found in storage at a facility maintained by Warner Brothers in New Jersey. 530 more words

Broadway Musicals

Magic of the Musicals - Lerner and Loewe Favourites - Philharmonic Hall Liverpool

Went to see this on Thursday July 14th. A really romantic evening of great songs from My Fair Lady, Brigadoon, Camelot, Gigi and Paint Your Wagon. 185 more words


Manawatu River is everyone’s problem

The Manawatu River Leaders’ Forum is asking residents to send in their stories and pictures about the river.

Forum chair, Richard Thompson, says it’s important to understand what the river “actually means to the people in the region” and find ways to engender a sense of personal responsibility. 53 more words

Clean Waterways

Harada, Larsen, McClure, Thomas, Chase, Harris, Bareett & Ryan join Broadway casts; Epstein a national tour

July marked a whole lot of casting changes for Broadway and touring productions. Here are some of the biggest changes:


Original and Touring Stars Head to Broadway for the End of the Avenue Q Run… 164 more words